From NWS in Paducah:
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST TUESDAY…
* WHAT…Heavy snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Additional snow accumulations of two to three
inches are expected.
* WHERE…Portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky and
* WHEN…Until 4 AM Tuesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.
Snow moved into the southern Pennyrile region as it was forecasted to this afternoon and is expected to linger a few more hours.
There will be no public school Tuesday in Christian, Todd, Trigg, Caldwell, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Montgomery and Stewart counties. Fort Campbell Schools, Heritage Christian Academy, University Heights Academy, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and all campuses of Hopkinsville Community College and Murray State University will also be closed.
A Winter Storm Warning continues until 4 a.m. and the National Weather Service in Paducah is forecasting at least three inches of accumulation. Road conditions will likely deteriorate through the evening, with many county roads and side streets still covered by snow leftover from Friday.
Anyone traveling this evening should allow themselves extra time and drive with extreme caution.
Extreme cold will settle in after the snow, bringing temperatures in the single digits and wind chills below zero.
You can find our list of weather-related closures and cancellations here.